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Takeaway: the star factory

Takeaway: the star factory
By Euronews

<p>The Via Lactea project has created the largest database on the Milky Way</p> <p>The data was collected by the Herschel telescope with more than 900 hrs of observations.</p> <p>Our galaxy is a complex system where a cyclical transformation brings in matter to form stars.</p> <p>Stars are born in these wispy filaments and bubbling nebulae.</p> <p>The Milky Way contains up to 400 billion stars and at least 100 billion planets</p> <p>At the Galaxy’s core there is a supermassive black hole.</p>